In a paper published last week in the journal Nature Chemistry, physics professor Mark Williams and his team present new research that elucidates a long-held paradox about a protein called APOBEC3G that could transform HIV drug discovery.
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In a recently released paper Alessandro Vespignani and his collaborators provide hard numbers regarding accidental escape of a lethal virus. And they aren’t good.
A research team led by Meni Wanunu, assistant professor of physics and chemistry and chemical biology, has found that nanopores made of hafnium oxide slow the passage of DNA and are very stable.
It was a busy week for Drs. Geoff Davies and Elham Ghabbour, members of the Humic Acid Research Group.
Professor Michael Pollastri is creating a new platform to share data with international researchers focused on neglected tropical diseases.
The secrecy model that dominates drug discovery doesn’t work for neglected tropical diseases. Associate Professor Michael Pollastri hopes to shift that paradigm with a new platform for secure data-sharing.
Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato is a science journalist who writes for such outlets as National Geographic, Everyday Health, and Scientific American. She was the #sciencechat guest on Wednesday, October 23, 2013.
He has helped guide close to 200 students, postdoctoral researchers, and staff members, and now Dr. Barry Karger has been named to The Analytical Scientist’s POWER LIST.
Listen to chemistry professor Michael Pollastri talk about his work finding treatments for NTDs.
Dr. Mark Nedelman of Ekam Imaging talks at the Accelerating Translational Research for Drug Discovery conference at Northeastern University.